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What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

Bishop and Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Aug 19, 2016. 1 Reply

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Started by Bernard Roddy Jul 26, 2016. 0 Replies

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio practice today. I am uploading my notes on the the first pages…Continue

Tags: aesthetics, relational, criticism, art, performance

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

Started by Fred Dalmasso Jun 23, 2016. 0 Replies

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at theWatford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pmsee …Continue

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THE OBJECT TURNED INSIDE OUT

Posted by Allen Alain Viguier on June 16, 2017 at 17:36 0 Comments

Object art is entirely processual and performative. No object preexists a perspective, a context and a participant-observer. The object post-object was not has been turned on its head, and turned inside out. A site dedicated to second order observation.…

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Notes on Performance art, the Body and the Political.pdf

Posted by Andrea Pagnes (VestAndPage) on March 12, 2017 at 15:54 0 Comments

For anyone interested, I have linked on my page profile at the voice 'texts' my curatorial and post event catalogue text of the 2nd Live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week: Ritual Body-Political Body (Venice, 2014).

DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory/Performance Practice

Posted by David J Levin on February 20, 2017 at 21:17 0 Comments

Hi All, a quick note to remind everyone that applications for the DAAD Faculty Summer Seminar on Performance Theory & Performance Practice to be held on the campus of the University of Chicago are due March 1. The seminar, organized in cooperation with the Chicago Performance Lab, will take place from June 19, 2017-July 15, 2017. Information on stipends & applications can be found …

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Experimental Residency Programs for Artists & Academics (Spring/Summer 2017)

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on February 7, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking hosts a summer residency program for qualified artists and thinkers to work alongside each other for one to three week sessions. We continually experiment with structure, approaches to programming, and alternative pedagogies. Our residents have included sound and performance artists, poets, philosophers, painters, botanists, dancers, playwrights, filmmakers, video artists, documentarians, and historians, among other diverse practices.
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Mad Theory at Madison

Quick Update from the Madison PP Event: Mad Theory: A Performance Philosophy Symposium (click link for website and details) !!UPDATE!! MAD…

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What does the structureless of shock look like?

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? 

Started by Jim Daly

1 Feb 22
Reply by Bernard Roddy

Bishop and Bourriaud

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio prac…

Started by Bernard Roddy

1 Aug 19, 2016
Reply by Monica Gontovnik

Claire Bishop and Nicholas Bourriaud

Claire Bishop's book, Artificial Hells, provides a useful resource to engage with a set of works in performance of relevance to studio pra…

Started by Bernard Roddy

0 Jul 26, 2016

Nowhere Near London (or, The Late Walter Benjamin)

is to be given its premiere in the main auditorium at the Watford Palace Theatre on Monday, July 4th, 7.30pm see http://watfordpalacetheatr…

Started by Fred Dalmasso

0 Jun 23, 2016

52 PORTRAITS: a conversation

52 PORTRAITS: Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion and Hugo Glendinning in conversation with Adrian Heathfield and Sarah Whatley Date & Tim…

Started by Daniela Perazzo Domm

0 Jun 17, 2016

Register by 13 June for The Uses of Utopia (Clare College, Cambridge)

THE USES OF UTOPIA an interdisciplinary symposium on the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's Utopia26 June 2016Clare College, Cambridge REG…

Started by Naomi Woo

0 Jun 6, 2016

Last Train (a thought thriller) - HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 31st May 2016

Last Train - a thought thriller a play of voices by Fred Dalmasso & John Schad - based on John Schad’s 2007 book Someone Called Derrida…

Started by Fred Dalmasso

0 May 28, 2016

Postdramatic Theatre and Form (Reminder)

With apologies for cross-posting! Postdramatic Theatre and FormCall for SubmissionsEditors: Shane Boyle, Matt Cornish, Brandon WoolfEmail: …

Started by Matt Cornish

0 Apr 7, 2016

PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BIBLIOGRAPHY

The current version of the Performance Philosophy bibliography (which appears on the 'TEXTS' page of this website) is very much a work in p…

Started by Laura Cull

23 Apr 7, 2016
Reply by Antanas Obcarskas

Requesting Feedback: Performances of Ethnocultural Nationalism

Hi Guys, So, this is my first post. I have been thinking about ethnocultural nationalisms through theories of performance and the everyday…

Started by Sushant Kishore

0 Apr 7, 2016

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